ASI killed in road accident in Maldah


Maldah: An Assistant Sub-inspector of police was killed and three other cops were injured when their vehicle hit into a stationary truck. The incident happened on the National Highway 34 near Narayanpur in this district on Saturday. ASI Pathik Sarkar was killed and a constable and two homeguards were seriously injured when the jeep in which they were on a routine patrol crashed into a stationary truck from behind in the wee hours, a police officer said.

The injured constable and two homeguards were admitted to a nursing home in a serious condition, he said. It appeared that a tyre of the jeep got burst before it banged on the lorry causing the mishap, he said.